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Six Expert Tips for Training Your Bird Dog

Scott Miller’s suggestions for getting the best out of your hunting companion

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Secrets of the Bird-Dog Wizard

With an uncanny knack for working with bird dogs, Scott Miller became a legend on the field trial circuit. These days, he leads a quieter life in the Lowcountry, but he’s still training dogs, and, just as important, their owners

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How a Hotel in Asheville Helps Rescue Dogs

You can check out any time you like—but you might leave with a forever friend

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The Canine Stand-In

A country mutt helps a father get through his own separation anxiety

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Arts & Culture

Pirouettes and Pups

Two photographers travel the country to photograph ballerinas alongside man’s best friend

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Black Lab Follows His Nose to Find Missing Boy

Cash the K-9 tracked a toddler who rambled from his South Carolina home

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Woody the Very Good Rescue Dog

A family’s yellow Lab plunged into frigid water to save a boater outside Savannah

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The Buddy System

A high-strung mutt learns to relax, with a little help from a friend

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Shelter Dog Showdown

The Hallmark Channel gives lovable—and adoptable—mutts and mixed breeds a chance to shine in the cutest competition on cable

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Will a Southern Breed Win Westminster This Year?

No breed from below the Mason-Dixon has ever won Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show—yet

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One Last Toss

While saying goodbye to a friend’s buoyant Boykin, a veterinarian reflects on the toughest part of his job

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Mutually Reclusive

On a small North Carolina farm, two anxious souls make one fine pair

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The 2017 Good Dog Photo Contest

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Good Dog Photo Contest

Class Clowns

Here’s to the good dogs that keep us laughing

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GOOD DOG PHOTO CONTEST

Tuckered-Out Pups

Because all good dogs deserve good naps

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Good Dog Photo Contest

Puppy Love

Growing into good dogs one fetch, jump, and treat at a time

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GOOD DOG PHOTO CONTEST

Dogs in the Field

Some of our favorite good dogs in the great outdoors

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Good Dog Photo Contest

2017 Overall Winners

Meet the winners of our 2017 Good Dog Photo Contest, from the Readers’ Choice photos to Editors’ Picks and, of course, our overall winner

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Good Dog Photo Contest: A Look Back

Here are the pups that won or received honorable mentions in the 2016 and 2015 contests

Sporting Scene

Curl Power: Poodles Return to the Field

A Georgia trainer revives the reputation of a historic gundog